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I'm an atheist but … I won't try to deconvert anyone

Last week I interviewed the philosopher Daniel Dennett about new atheism, (the interview will be up on this site soon). I haven't got the tape …

Author Stephen King’s Pro-God Response to Atheists and Non-Believers (Plus: See What He Said About ‘Intelligent Design’)

Author Stephen King believes in God — and he also thinks that the universe is built in a such an organized manner that the notion of “intelligent design” is wholly supportable.<p>King, known for penning thrillers and horror books that both entertain and create intrigue in the minds of readers, made …

Christopher Hitchens’ lies do atheism no favors

<b>Christopher Hitchens (Twelve Books)</b><p>I’m also an atheist and believe the religious right is a problem. But so is Hitchens’ intellectual dishonesty<p>Curtis White<p>June 23, 2013 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Science Delusion: Asking the Big Questions in a a Culture of Easy Answers”<p>While a scientist like …

You Have Free Will, But You Might Not Be Aware

We have reason to believe that some aspects of free will you are not consciously aware of. I don’t think that necessarily means that you’re not free, …

Seeing God in the Third Millennium

<i>How the brain creates out-of-body experiences and religious epiphanies</i><p>lupzdut/Flickr<p>There are many carefully documented accounts in the medical literature of intense, life-altering religious experience in epileptic seizures. Hallucinations of overwhelming intensity, sometimes accompanied by a sense …

Can Wi-Fi let you see people through walls?

Do you really wish you had X-ray vision? Sure, it would be fun to see what your neighbors are doing behind those walls -- until you see something you wish you hadn't.<p>Regardless, researchers at MIT have developed a sensing technology that uses low-power Wi-Fi to detect moving people. It follows …

Xbox One Games, Wikis, Cheats, News, Reviews & Videos - IGN

42 minutes ago - We break down the pros and cons of the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 PC beta. See More »<p>2 hours 39 minutes ago - $40 off Switch and Labo …

QuakeCon

Money woes cloud Pakistan infrastructure boom hopes

<b>LAHORE: The people are hoping their new prime minister will roll out high-profile projects that became his party’s trademark in Punjab, but the</b> …

Pakistan

Politically Charged Installations Made of Colorful Edibles

An anonymous trio of artists, known simply as three, have been collaborating on politically driven art installations that incorporate a playfully colorful aesthetic. Using individually wrapped pieces of candy and fish-shaped soy sauce packets, the artists have constructed a number of works that …

Fukushima

If you like the Mercedes 300SL

Yes, the original Mercedes-Benz 300SL coupe was the first of the great postwar supercars.<p>Yes, 60 years after its introduction it remains technologically advanced, its greatness rooted in unimpeachable racing success. But what everyone remembers about it are those top-hinged “gullwing” doors. The …